As the impact of COVID-19 is being felt by us all I am writing to let you know what we, at BAPIO are doing to ensure that we continue to provide the service and support that you need whilst prioritising the health of our employees and their families.
We appreciate our NHS is about to face one of its biggest tests yet, and our healthcare professionals who already work so hard will be put under immense pressure.
BAPIO is following the advice of the government and Public Health England while putting the safety and wellbeing of our members, patients and all the staff first. We have urged the Government to provide protective gear and also provide testing for symptomatic health care workers and immediate family members.
BAPIO is committed to delivering our services and solutions to the highest possible standard.
The following arrangement will apply from today till further notice
• Our staff will be mostly working from home.
• Staff will continue to be available to speak with members via telephone and communicate via email.
• The office will be closed to drop-in visitors.
• For important meetings, video / phone conference facilities are available
We are here to help you during this unprecedented crisis.
If anyone feel under pressure and needs any advice, please contact BAPIO office.
Stay safe and please look after yourself while looking after others.
Prof Parag Singhal
On behalf of BAPIO Team
If you’re not feeling well, please stay at home!
Common COVID-19 symptoms include: coughing, fever and shortness of breath.
Frequently wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
Use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough/sneeze.
Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands aren’t clean.
Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
For more advice on how to protect yourself, please visit the NHS website by clicking here.